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The following instructions are only for students applying to the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the School of Art and Design.
The portfolio, completed application, and all required supporting documents must be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office by January 15.
All MFA applicants: must submit the required portfolio of 20 images online, via SlideRoom. Detail images count toward the total of 20. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office with questions regarding portfolio submission, or if your work cannot be formatted to display properly on SlideRoom.
Files can be submitted as follows:
For further information and specifics on Media submission visit SlideRoom Program Settings
Ceramic Art and Sculpture/Dimensional Studies MFA applicants must submit the required portfolio of 20 images online, via SlideRoom. Detail images count toward the total of 20. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office with questions regarding portfolio submission.
Electronic Integrated Arts MFA applicants: The portfolio may be submitted using SlideRoom, disc/tape, or a combination of both. Please note that SlideRoom does not support the submission of interactive works, animation, or videos over 60MB. Links to websites and online pieces may be posted to SlideRoom. MFA-EIA applicants working primarily with video are encouraged to submit the portfolio on disc or tape for the best presentation of your work. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office with questions regarding portfolio submission.
Submission via SlideRoom
You may upload images (jpg), video (mov, wmv, flv), music/sound (mp3) or PDF documents. For good image quality and fast upload, image files should be sized with a maximum dimension of 1024px @72dpi. Please keep video files under 60MB. There is a nominal, non-refundable fee for this service. SlideRoom's online portal offers additional instruction for submitting work. For technical assistance, please email Slideroom directly.
Submission on Disc or USB Drive (MFA-EIA applicants only)
Depending on the individual work, the MFA-EIA applicant's portfolio may be a combination of the following digital files:
PowerPoint and Keynote are acceptable formats for MFA-EIA portfolios submitted on disc. Acceptable file types include:
Graduate Admissions Office
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Alfred, NY, 14802
School of Art & Design
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Alfred, NY, 14802